Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Special Weather Statement -

 

Overview:


Rain will develop late tonight into early Thursday morning as an area of low pressure moves across the Lower Mississippi Valley. Rain may switch to a rain/snow mixture Thursday afternoon/evening into early Friday morning over portions of Northeast Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel, and portions of West Tennessee especially near the Tennessee River.


Possible/Expected Impacts:

Snowfall amounts will average around a tenth of an inch at best on grassy surfaces. No impacts are expected as ground temperatures still remain warm.


Rainfall amounts through Friday morning will average from a few hundredths near the Missouri/Kentucky border to one quarter inch near I-40, and one half inch to one inch over North Mississippi. 
 

Confidence:  

Low (1/5) for impacts across Northeast Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel, and portions of West Tennessee especially near the Tennessee River.

Extended Outlook:  


Another chance for winter precipitation is possible late Sunday night into Monday as an area of low pressure moves across the Mid-South. Uncertainty still exists with this next system and is being monitored in later forecasts.


- NWS

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